The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1571 1469 1302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.24% 20.69% 17.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.92% 25.09% 22.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1269 1060
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Agile Software Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5433 5856 5892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 82.49% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4331 4729 4868
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in the North West

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +4 886 £40,000 - 180
Cheshire +4 437 £40,000 +6.66% 109
Merseyside +7 118 £43,750 +9.37% 25
Lancashire +6 102 £36,000 -10.00% 23
Cumbria -8 6 £29,000 -3.33%
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 1358 (44.74%) .NET
2 1259 (41.48%) C#
3 936 (30.84%) SQL Server
4 935 (30.81%) ASP.NET
5 885 (29.16%) HTML
6 882 (29.06%) Scrum
7 876 (28.86%) JavaScript
8 853 (28.11%) MVC
9 848 (27.94%) SQL
10 813 (26.79%) CSS
11 776 (25.57%) TDD
12 586 (19.31%) Java
13 552 (18.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 511 (16.84%) Finance
15 483 (15.91%) WCF
16 477 (15.72%) jQuery
17 470 (15.49%) Degree
18 450 (14.83%) Microsoft
19 391 (12.88%) Web Services
20 390 (12.85%) Windows
21 370 (12.19%) OO
22 351 (11.57%) HTML5
23 346 (11.40%) .NET Framework
24 330 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
25 306 (10.08%) BDD
26 304 (10.02%) Project Management
27 290 (9.56%) XML
28 283 (9.32%) Software Engineering
28 283 (9.32%) Web Application Development
29 257 (8.47%) E-Commerce

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 173 (5.70%) SharePoint
2 132 (4.35%) Node.js
3 68 (2.24%) CMS
4 56 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 46 (1.52%) IIS
6 44 (1.45%) WebSphere
7 41 (1.35%) JBoss
8 39 (1.29%) Tomcat
9 37 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 36 (1.19%) Apache
10 36 (1.19%) Umbraco
11 35 (1.15%) WebLogic
12 31 (1.02%) WordPress
13 29 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
14 22 (0.72%) Apache Solr
15 19 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
15 19 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 16 (0.53%) NServiceBus
17 15 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
18 14 (0.46%) Confluence
Applications
1 202 (6.66%) MS Excel
2 65 (2.14%) MS Project
3 49 (1.61%) Photoshop
4 35 (1.15%) MS Office
5 27 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 26 (0.86%) PowerPivot
7 19 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
8 16 (0.53%) InfoPath
8 16 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.066%) Mingle
11 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.033%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.033%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.033%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.033%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 36 (1.19%) Magento
2 27 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
3 20 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.33%) Exstream
5 8 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
6 6 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.13%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.066%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.066%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.033%) ResourceLink
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.033%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 1 (0.033%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.033%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 109 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (2.04%) SaaS
4 45 (1.48%) Office 365
5 13 (0.43%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.40%) GitHub
7 6 (0.20%) Yammer
8 5 (0.16%) Trello
9 3 (0.099%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.099%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.099%) PaaS
10 2 (0.066%) Amazon Glacier
10 2 (0.066%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.066%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.066%) IaaS
10 2 (0.066%) Route 53
11 1 (0.033%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 139 (4.58%) Internet
2 71 (2.34%) HTTP
3 39 (1.29%) Wireless
4 19 (0.63%) Network Security
5 16 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.36%) Intranet
7 10 (0.33%) SAN
7 10 (0.33%) VPN
7 10 (0.33%) Broadband
8 8 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.23%) WAN
10 5 (0.16%) DHCP
10 5 (0.16%) ISDN
10 5 (0.16%) LAN
10 5 (0.16%) PSTN
10 5 (0.16%) VoIP
10 5 (0.16%) WLAN
10 5 (0.16%) DNS
10 5 (0.16%) VPLS
10 5 (0.16%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 936 (30.84%) SQL Server
2 227 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 198 (6.52%) MySQL
4 130 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 107 (3.53%) NoSQL
6 105 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 85 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 73 (2.41%) Relational Database
9 71 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 71 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
10 69 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
11 63 (2.08%) MongoDB
12 59 (1.94%) Oracle Database
13 47 (1.55%) Big Data
14 23 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
15 20 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
15 20 (0.66%) Hadoop
16 19 (0.63%) RDBMS
17 18 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
18 16 (0.53%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 218 (7.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 216 (7.12%) NUnit
3 212 (6.99%) Git (software)
4 190 (6.26%) Selenium
5 147 (4.84%) MSTest
6 131 (4.32%) Moq
7 126 (4.15%) Visual Studio
8 118 (3.89%) Rhino Mocks
9 108 (3.56%) Subversion
10 106 (3.49%) JIRA
11 76 (2.50%) SpecFlow
12 67 (2.21%) Jenkins
13 57 (1.88%) Cucumber
14 49 (1.61%) SoapUI
14 49 (1.61%) JUnit
14 49 (1.61%) Eclipse
15 46 (1.52%) TeamCity
16 44 (1.45%) QuickTest Pro
17 39 (1.29%) WebDriver
18 38 (1.25%) Maven
General
1 511 (16.84%) Finance
2 186 (6.13%) Retail
3 116 (3.82%) Marketing
4 91 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 88 (2.90%) Games
6 58 (1.91%) Financial Institution
7 52 (1.71%) Banking
8 45 (1.48%) Advertising
9 26 (0.86%) Automotive
10 25 (0.82%) Billing
11 24 (0.79%) Back Office
12 21 (0.69%) Music Industry
13 18 (0.59%) Electronics
14 16 (0.53%) Legal
15 11 (0.36%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.30%) Publishing
17 8 (0.26%) Law
18 7 (0.23%) Aerospace
19 6 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
19 6 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 1706 (56.21%) Developer
2 652 (21.48%) .NET Developer
3 354 (11.66%) Analyst
4 337 (11.10%) C# Developer
5 277 (9.13%) Senior Developer
6 206 (6.79%) C# .NET Developer
7 195 (6.43%) Project Manager
8 176 (5.80%) Java Developer
9 169 (5.57%) Software Developer
10 161 (5.30%) Business Analyst
11 146 (4.81%) Test Analyst
12 141 (4.65%) Architect
13 138 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 131 (4.32%) Web Developer
15 127 (4.18%) Tester
16 108 (3.56%) Software Engineer
17 104 (3.43%) ASP.NET Developer
18 98 (3.23%) Junior
19 96 (3.16%) Junior Developer
20 84 (2.77%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1358 (44.74%) .NET
2 935 (30.81%) ASP.NET
3 885 (29.16%) HTML
4 813 (26.79%) CSS
5 552 (18.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 483 (15.91%) WCF
7 477 (15.72%) jQuery
8 391 (12.88%) Web Services
9 351 (11.57%) HTML5
10 346 (11.40%) .NET Framework
11 290 (9.56%) XML
12 222 (7.31%) AngularJS
13 186 (6.13%) CSS3
14 174 (5.73%) Ajax
15 172 (5.67%) SOAP
16 164 (5.40%) RESTful
17 157 (5.17%) J2EE
18 154 (5.07%) WPF
18 154 (5.07%) JSON
18 154 (5.07%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 238 (7.84%) Mobile App
2 225 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 170 (5.60%) User Experience
4 140 (4.61%) Computer Science
5 122 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
6 111 (3.66%) Inversion of Control
7 64 (2.11%) iPhone
8 60 (1.98%) Open Source
9 49 (1.61%) N-Tier
10 46 (1.52%) Replication
11 33 (1.09%) Statistics
11 33 (1.09%) Telematics
12 31 (1.02%) Algorithms
13 27 (0.89%) Client/Server
14 26 (0.86%) Streaming Music
15 25 (0.82%) iPad
16 24 (0.79%) Visualisation
16 24 (0.79%) Data Integration
17 21 (0.69%) NHS
18 20 (0.66%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 390 (12.85%) Windows
2 193 (6.36%) Linux
3 189 (6.23%) Android
4 163 (5.37%) Apple iOS
5 50 (1.65%) UNIX
6 20 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 9 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (0.26%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.16%) Windows CE
13 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.099%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.066%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 882 (29.06%) Scrum
2 853 (28.11%) MVC
3 776 (25.57%) TDD
4 370 (12.19%) OO
5 330 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
6 306 (10.08%) BDD
7 304 (10.02%) Project Management
8 283 (9.32%) Software Engineering
8 283 (9.32%) Web Application Development
9 257 (8.47%) E-Commerce
10 244 (8.04%) Dependency Injection
11 223 (7.35%) Waterfall
12 205 (6.75%) Web Development
13 204 (6.72%) Mentoring
14 202 (6.66%) PRINCE2
15 197 (6.49%) Kanban
16 189 (6.23%) Unit Testing
17 170 (5.60%) SOA
18 156 (5.14%) Automated Testing
18 156 (5.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1259 (41.48%) C#
2 876 (28.86%) JavaScript
3 848 (27.94%) SQL
4 586 (19.31%) Java
5 218 (7.18%) PHP
6 176 (5.80%) T-SQL
7 160 (5.27%) VB.NET
8 151 (4.98%) C++
9 107 (3.53%) Ruby
10 92 (3.03%) VB
11 59 (1.94%) Python
12 57 (1.88%) PowerShell
13 54 (1.78%) C
14 49 (1.61%) Objective-C
15 42 (1.38%) PL/SQL
16 39 (1.29%) VBA
17 35 (1.15%) PHP5
18 27 (0.89%) Perl
19 15 (0.49%) Bash Shell
20 14 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 470 (15.49%) Degree
2 174 (5.73%) ISEB
3 94 (3.10%) ISTQB
4 46 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (1.29%) Security Cleared
6 35 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 35 (1.15%) PMI Certification
7 33 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 27 (0.89%) SC Cleared
8 27 (0.89%) DV Cleared
9 19 (0.63%) PMP
10 16 (0.53%) MCSD
11 13 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (0.40%) MCP
13 11 (0.36%) MCAD
13 11 (0.36%) MCTS
14 9 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (0.26%) CCNA
15 8 (0.26%) HNC
15 8 (0.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (7.71%) QA
2 15 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.33%) SLA
4 9 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.26%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.099%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.066%) HL7
8 1 (0.033%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.033%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 23 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.26%) VMware ESX
3 8 (0.26%) Docker
4 2 (0.066%) vSphere
4 2 (0.066%) vCloud
4 2 (0.066%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.066%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.033%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.033%) Firmware
5 1 (0.033%) XenServer
5 1 (0.033%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 40 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 10 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.30%) Puppet
4 8 (0.26%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.066%) Nagios
5 2 (0.066%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.066%) Opsview
5 2 (0.066%) vMotion
6 1 (0.033%) Ansible
6 1 (0.033%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.033%) Netcool
6 1 (0.033%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.033%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 450 (14.83%) Microsoft
2 230 (7.58%) Oracle
3 52 (1.71%) VMware
3 52 (1.71%) Google
4 49 (1.61%) Facebook
5 37 (1.22%) Twitter
6 31 (1.02%) IBM
7 28 (0.92%) SAP
8 27 (0.89%) Apple
9 26 (0.86%) Zend
10 23 (0.76%) HP
11 22 (0.72%) Business Objects
11 22 (0.72%) Sitecore
12 16 (0.53%) DevExpress
13 13 (0.43%) Citrix
13 13 (0.43%) Red Hat
14 12 (0.40%) Informatica
15 11 (0.36%) EMC
15 11 (0.36%) Vertica
16 10 (0.33%) Xamarin
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North West
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £0 - £38000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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